Arson attack on church in Chile
July 28, 2017
Radical activists of the indigenous Mapuche people burned down a Protestant church in Vilcun, Chile, on July 25.
A sign with the words “freedom for Mapuche political prisoners” was left at the site.
Since early 2016, Mapuche activists have burned down over a dozen Catholic and Protestant churches in the region.
- Church burned to ground in Mapuche conflict zone in Chile (National Post)
- A church burned in Mapuches conflict area in Chile (Fides)
- Wave of church burnings in Chile has a complex history (Crux)
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